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Hidden Historical Gem in Miami

I went to the Spanish Monastery and was quite impressed with the artifacts they had in the “lobby... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tamanisha J
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Wedding held here was breathtaking!

We were invited to attend a wedding at the Ancient Spanish Monastery. It was one of the most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen O
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Brought from Spain and reassembled by William Randolph Hearst in 1925, this is a popular wedding spot.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
16711 W Dixie Hwy, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-3714
+1 305-945-1461
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to the Spanish Monastery and was quite impressed with the artifacts they had in the “lobby” area, as well as the history of the monastery being a direct transplant from Spain (it was bought by someone wealthy, shipped to the US, and changed...More

Thank Tamanisha J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were invited to attend a wedding at the Ancient Spanish Monastery. It was one of the most beautiful venues for a wedding. The chapel was beautiful and airconditioned. The reception was held in the courtyard area it was very accommodating for the guests. There...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place in North Miami! I would have never found it if it weren't for the Smithsonian Museum Day. This was on the list of free places to visit and it worked out perfect since it was the area I was staying. I...More

Thank Rachel608
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The monastery is nice to visit even. Unfortunately, on our day of visiting they had a cleaning operation that ruined the visit. They did not tell us about it, and since the place is small, we couldn't enjoy it. Nice visit but really overpriced, even...More

Thank Michel V
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I have seen the signs pointing to the ancient Spanish monastery so many times, but never bothered to visit before because 1) in my ignorance I thought well it’s probably only 200 years old and 2) I dint like this part of town at all....More

Thank Ricklars
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Go back in time to a little piece of Spanish history. It's architecture and design is like a castle from Spain. I personally was there for a Wedding, so it was decorated like something out of a movie. Other than being there to celebrate, it...More

Thank PeterCicaleJr
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I didn't mind paying the $10 to get in. Beautiful historic Spanish church that would be a beautiful setting for weddings, engagement, senior and/or religious photographs. We are thinking of doing our child's photos there when the time comes. We took great photos with our...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Really worth seeing. Super Beautiful and Peaceful!! Not far from Aventura and the Ft Lauderdale airport. Never would think that a place like this would be in North Miami!

Thank Iris B
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Neat place to visit. Worth 10 dollars. Loads of history. Beautiful gardens. Nice place to walk around. Use the paper pamphlet they give you see you can understand what your looking at.

Thank piratejoebeach
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

It’s $10 for adults and $5 seniors and students. Nice scenery with pic and all about an hour spent... light a candle and a little holy water

Thank Dee22321205
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